Infants Announced: Two red ruffed lemurs born at Duke Lemur Center

Published June 15, 2018 By Laura Jones, Communications Intern The Duke Lemur Center is delighted to report two new additions to the critically endangered red ruffed lemur family! Infants Mae and Judith were born on May 14, 2018 to parents Pandora and Comet. The twin sisters are already super active youngsters, making sure to explore every […]

Anne Yoder stepping down at Duke Lemur Center

  By Karl Leif Bates. Cover photo (c) Duke Photography. Published in Duke Today on June 12, 2018. Read the original HERE. Anne D. Yoder, whose path in science was forever altered by a visit to the Duke Lemur Center as a UNC undergraduate in the 1980s, will be stepping down as director of the Lemur Center […]

Of Conservation, Conflict, and Conscience

By Marina Blanco, DLC-SAVA Conservation Coordinator Published in Lemur News: The Newsletter of the Madagascar Section of the IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group. Volume 21, 2018. Marina’s original article and photographs can be viewed HERE. Our research expedition to COMATSA turned out to be, at times, a journalistic rather than a scientific endeavor. Our team comprised experienced […]

Infant Announcement: Ruffed lemur twins born at the Duke Lemur Center

Published June 6, 2018 By Laura Jones, Communications Intern The Duke Lemur Center is ecstatic to announce the birth of siblings Harriot and Helene — a pair of critically endangered black and white ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata variegata). The twin sisters were born to 5-year-old mom Halley and her 15-year-old mate Ravo on May 6, […]